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Le Bonheur

CD (Item 857179) Saravah (France), 1975 — Condition: Used
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Perhaps one of the most hauntingly beautiful albums by the team of Brigitte Fontaine and Areski – although we'll admit that we love all of them almost equally well! If you haven't heard their records, we can't even begin to describe them – but let us just say that they feature fragile vocals from Brigitte Fontaine, spare percussive arrangements from Areski, and a bit of ensemble vocals between the pair – fragile, poetic, and extremely compelling – very organic in construction, but at a level of songcraft that's without any referent at all! There's appeal to folk fans and those who love chanson – although we'd be hard pressed to describe this record as sounding like either of those styles – and like all of the best work on the Saravah label, it represents a really unique musical moment. Titles include "Bobo", "Le Proprietaire", "Theatre", "La Citrouille", and "Mephisto". Beautiful stuff by one of the most godlike teams ever recorded!  © 1996-2019, Dusty Groove, Inc.

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Used CD Grade

We have only one grade for non-new CDs at Dusty Groove — "Used CD". This grade is somewhat all-encompassing, but we choose it because we try to offer Used CDs in the best shape possible. All of our Used CDs are guaranteed to play without skipping or flaws. If you purchase a Used CD from Dusty Groove, you have 1 week to play it to determine that it plays correctly — and if it does not, then you may return it for a full refund.

With our Used CDs, you can expect the disc to be free of all but the lightest of surface marks — clean, and not dirty at all. You can also expect the case to be clean (we often change the cases ourselves — putting fresh cases on Used CDs we handle) — and you can expect the booklet to be in good shape, unless noted otherwise. We will list any specific details/defects underneath the item — so look for notes on cutout marks in the case, stamps on the barcode, or details like that.

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